Game Release Dates In May 2017

Below is a list of the biggest PS4, Xbox One, PC, Switch, 3DS, and Vita games launching in May.

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May has no shortage of new games to get sucked into. From bigger releases like Prey and Injustice 2 to smaller experiences like TumbleSeed and Rime, there's plenty to play. Below, you can see the biggest May releases as well as a list of some of the most notable games coming out this month. You can also see this week's major releases in the video above.

For a full list of all the big games coming out during the rest of this year, check out our comprehensive 2017 game release date list.

Prey -- May 5 (PS4, Xbox One, PC)

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Prey is a reimagining of the 2006 original made by a team from Arkane Studios, who gamers will recognize as the developer of the Dishonored series. The new title is seen by some as a spiritual successor to the 1994 game System Shock.

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Injustice 2 -- May 16 (PS4, Xbox One)

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Injustice 2 is the follow-up to NetherRealm's Injustice: Gods Among Us. It introduces loot, character customization, and items to its fighting system. It also continues where its predecessor's narrative left off, focusing on the aftermath of Batman's successful insurgency against Superman's tyrannical empire.

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Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia -- May 19 (3DS)

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Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia is a remake of Fire Emblem Gaiden, which is the second installment in the Fire Emblem series and was never released outside of Japan. It consists of elements that differ from other games in the series, including a world map and 3D areas you can wander around.

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May Release Schedule

GamePlatformRelease Date
The Caligula Effect VitaMay 2
Super Rude Bear Resurrection PS4May 2
TumbleSeedPS4, Switch, PC, MacMay 2
Dreamfall Chapters: The Longest JourneyPS4, Xbox OneMay 5
PreyPS4, Xbox One, PCMay 5
Super Rude Bear ResurrectionPCMay 5
World to the WestPS4, Xbox One, PC, MacMay 5
Birthdays: The BeginningPS4, PCMay 9
Human: Fall FlatPS4, Xbox One, PCMay 9
LocoRoco RemasteredPS4May 9
NBA PlaygroundsPS4, Xbox One, Switch, PCMay 9
StrafePS4, PCMay 9
ButcherXbox OneMay 10
Minecraft: Switch EditionSwitchMay 11
Akiba's BeatPS4, VitaMay 16
FarpointPSVRMay 16
Injustice 2PS4, Xbox OneMay 16
Operation Babel: New Tokyo LegacyVita, PCMay 16
The Surge PS4, Xbox One, PCMay 16
Endless Space 2PCMay 19
Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia3DSMay 19
Skylar & Plux: Adventure on Clover IslandPS4, Xbox One, PCMay 19
Darksiders Warmastered EditionWii UMay 23
Disgaea 5 CompleteSwitchMay 23
Impact WinterPCMay 23
Mirage: Arcane WarfarePCMay 23
Samurai Warriors: Spirit of SanadaPS4, PCMay 23
Steel Division: Normandy 44PCMay 23
Utawarerumono: Mask of DeceptionPS4, VitaMay 23
Friday The 13thPS4, Xbox One, PCMay 26
Get EvenPS4, Xbox One, PCMay 26
Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2PS4, PS3May 26
RimePS4, Xbox One, PCMay 26
Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final ChallengersSwitchMay 26
Don't Starve Mega PackPS4, Xbox OneMay 30
Perception
PS4, Xbox One, PC, SwitchMay 30
Star Trek: Bridge Crew PSVR, Rift, ViveMay 30
Ys OriginVitaMay 30

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